by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

To Portsmouth
Language: English 
To Portsmouth! To Portsmouth! It is a gallant town:
And there we will  have a quart of wine with a nutmeg brown,
Diddle down!
The gallant ship, tje Mermaid, the Lion, hanging stout,
Did make us to spend there our sixteen pence all out.
Diddle down!

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Researcher for this text: Linda Godry

This text was added to the website: 2009-01-17
Line count: 6
Word count: 46